Archive: 11/25/2010

Jupiter gets its stripe back

(PhysOrg.com) -- Astronomers using three telescopes atop Mauna Kea in Hawaii have recorded the return of a unique belt on Jupiter that periodically fades from dark brown to white. It's most recent fade-out ...

dateNov 25, 2010 in Astronomy
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Busting drug law fears

Portugal's decision to decriminalise all drug use did not lead to dramatic increases in drug abuse or drug-related harm, a joint Australian and UK study has found.

dateNov 25, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Getting a tighter grip on cell division

(PhysOrg.com) -- The dance of cell division is carefully choreographed and has little room for error. Paired genetic information is lined up in the middle of the cell in the form of chromosomes. The chromosomes ...

dateNov 25, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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Australia moves to protect bluefin tuna

Australian has announced new measures to protect stocks of southern bluefin tuna, whose numbers are being threatened by the rising global popularity of sushi food.

dateNov 25, 2010 in Ecology
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